How to report child abuse

If you live in the Baltimore area and you need to report suspected child abuse, the Baltimore Child Abuse Center recommends you do the following:

For information on the signs of abuse/neglect, click here .

Call the police
Dial 911

Contact Baltimore City Child Protective Service (if you live in the city)
410-361-2235

Contact Baltimore County Child Protective Services (if you live in the county)
410-853-3000      410-583-9398 (after hours)

If you live outside of the Baltimore area, you can find information via this number and/or the table below
Call Childhelp at 1-800-422-4453

COUNTY PHONE NUMBER & ADDRESS
Allegany County Tel: (301) 784-7122,  After hours: (301) 759-0362
FAX: (301) 784-7244
Address: One Frederick Street,Cumberland, Maryland 21502
Anne Arundel County Tel: (410) 421-8400
FAX: (410) 508-2041
Address: 7500 Ritchie Hywy, Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061-1787
Baltimore City Tel: (410) 361-2235 (24 hours)
FAX: (443) 423-7003 or 7002, After 3:30-hours (443) 423-5950
Address: 1900 N. Howard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Baltimore County Tel: (410) 853-3000 (Option 1)  After hours: (410) 583-9398
FAX: (410) 853-3698
Address: Drumcastle Government Center, 6401 York Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21212
Calvert County Tel:1-443-550-6900,  After hours:  (Toll Free: 1-800-787-9428)
FAX: (410) 286-7429
Address: 200 Duke Street,Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
Caroline County Tel: (410) 819-4500,  After hours: (410) 479-2515 Sheriff's Office.
FAX: (410) 819-4501
Address: 207 South Third Street, Denton, Maryland 21629
Carroll County Tel: (410) 386-3434 (24 Hours)
FAX: (410) 386-3477
Address: 1232 Tech Drive, Westminster, Maryland 21157
Cecil County Tel: (410) 996-0100 (Option 3),  After hours: (410) 996-5350
FAX: (410) 996-0228
Address: 170 East Main Street, Elkton, Maryland 21922-1160
Charles County Tel: (301) 392-6739,  After hours: (301) 932-2222
FAX: (301) 934-2662
Address: P.O. Box 1010, 200 Kent Avenue, LaPlata, Maryland 20646
Dorchester County Tel: (410) 901-4100,  After hours: (410) 228-2222
FAX: (410) 901-1060
Address: P.O. Box 217, 627 Race Street, Cambridge, Maryland 21613
Frederick County Tel: (301) 600-2464,  After hours: (301) 600-2100 Police Dept.
FAX: (301) 600-2639
Address: 100 East All Saints Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Garrett County Tel: (301) 533-3005,  After hours: (301) 334-1930 Sheriff's Office.
FAX: (301) 334-5413
Address: 12578 Garrett Highway, Oakland, Maryland 21550
Harford County Tel: (410) 836-4713,  After hours: (410) 838-6600 Sheriff's Office.
FAX: (410) 836-4945
Address: 2 South Bond Street, Bel Air, Maryland 21014
Howard County Tel: (410) 872-4203,  After hours: (410) 313-2929 Police Dept.
FAX: (410) 872-4303
Address: 7121 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046
Kent County Tel: (410) 810-7600,  After hours: (410) 758-1101 State Police
FAX: (410) 778-1497
Address: 350 High St, Chestertown, Maryland 21620
Montgomery County Tel: (240) 777-4417 (24 hours)
FAX: (240) 777-4258
Address: The Dept. of Health & Human Services, 1301 Piccard Drive Rockville, Maryland 20850
Prince George's County Tel: (301) 909-2450,  After hours: (301) 699-8605
FAX: (301) 909-2200
Address: 805 Brightseat Road, Landover, Maryland 20785
Queen Anne's County Tel: (410) 758-8000 (all hours),  After hours: (410) 758-0770 Sheriff's Office.
FAX: (410) 758-8110
Address: 125 Comet Drive, Centreville, Maryland 21617
St. Mary's County Tel: (240) 895-7016,  After hours: (301) 475-8016
FAX: (240) 895-7099
Address: 23110 Leonard Hall Drive, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650
Somerset County Tel: (410) 677-4200,  After hours: (410) 651-9225 Sheriff's Office Centra, Emergency Services.
FAX: (410) 677-4300
Address: P.O. Box 369, 30397 Mt. Vernon Road, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
Talbot County Tel: (41) 770-4848 (option#1),  After hours: (410) 822-3101 MD State Police
FAX: (410) 820-7067
Address: 301 Bay Street, Easton, Maryland 21601
Washington County Tel: (240) 420-2222 (24 hours)
FAX: (240) 420-2549
Address: 122 North Potomac Street, Hagerstown, Maryland 21741-1419
Wicomico County Tel: (410) 713-3900 (option#1),  After hours: (410) 548-4891
FAX: (410) 713-3910
Address: 201 Baptist Street, Salisbury, Maryland 21802-2298
Worcester County Tel: (410) 677-6800,  After hours: (410) 632-1111 (option#2) Sheriff's Office.
FAX: (410) 677-6810
Address: 299 Commerce Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
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